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Mass Effect 3 new ending hits June 26

Mass Effect 3 new ending hits June 26

The brand new ending for the game Mass Effect 3 demanded by fans across the world has officially been announced for release for June 26. Controversy surrounded the original ending of the game when disturbed gamers found that a whole lot of what they'd been hoping to learn about the story's ending was not answered by the time the final credits rolled and because no matter what they did during the game, the ending was essentially the same. With this update, the game will be getting an "Extended Cut" of the ending with a lot more of a player-decided outcome.

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Mass Effect 3 multiplayer challenges finally approved for PS3

Mass Effect 3 multiplayer challenges finally approved for PS3

After months of injustice, the same online multiplayer challenges that Mass Effect 3 players on the Xbox 360 and PC have been taking for granted are now confirmed for the PS3. BioWare recently confirmed that it was because of Sony, not BioWare, that these online challenges were not being offered through the PlayStation Network. Sony responded to say it was looking into figuring out a solution.

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New Mass Effect 3 multiplayer event reminds PS3 players of injustice

New Mass Effect 3 multiplayer event reminds PS3 players of injustice

A new Mass Effect 3 multiplayer event has just been announced, and in the wake of the tension that has been struck over the fact that Sony for some reason has blocked such events on the PS3, it's drawing a heated reaction. The new event is called Operation Exorcist. It tasks players with killing no fewer than one million Cerberus Phantom creatures. If they complete the challenge, they win a Victory pack.

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Sony PS3 Mass Effect 3 multiplayer events may be coming soon

Sony PS3 Mass Effect 3 multiplayer events may be coming soon

Apparently Sony is working on getting the online multiplayer events for Mass Effect 3, which have until now only been live on the Xbox 360 and PC, to the PS3 console. A lot of hubbub was made over the last several days after it was revealed that it was Sony's fault, not game developer Bioware's, because for some inexplicable reason Sony was preventing the events from happening on the PlayStation Network.

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EA’s Mass Effect 3 online multiplayer events barred on PS3

EA’s Mass Effect 3 online multiplayer events barred on PS3

The online component of EA and Bioware smash hit Mass Effect 3 is a little bit muddled on the PS3. To help keep things interesting in the online multiplayer world, developer Bioware has been running numerous promotions, such as the ability to gain extra XP or receiving bonuses for completing various tasks. However, perhaps unknown to those playing the game on the Xbox 360 or PC, none of this stuff has been making its way to the PS3 version of the game.

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EA’s Mass Effect 3 far outselling on Xbox 360 over PS3

EA’s Mass Effect 3 far outselling on Xbox 360 over PS3

Mass Effect 3 will hardly be the first video game to have sold more units on the Xbox 360 than the PS3. There are more Xbox 360 consoles in households so that simply stands to reason. But few games are being outsold on the Microsoft platform by a margin as large as this one. In fact, the Xbox 360 version of Mass Effect 3 is moving units at a rate of four-to-one over the PS3 edition.

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New Mass Effect 3 ending coming in Extended Cut DLC

New Mass Effect 3 ending coming in Extended Cut DLC

Were you one of the many people who played Mass Effect 3, only to have your hopes, dreams... nay, your very soul crushed by the ending? Was it so earth shatteringly mediocre that you just had to complain to BioWare? They definitely heard you. The company has just announced that they’ll be bringing an Extended Cut of Mass Effect 3 in the form of a downloadable DLC. The new pack will “expand upon the events at the end” of Mass Effect 3.

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Mass Effect 3 devs exploring alternative endings

Mass Effect 3 devs exploring alternative endings

Mass Effect 3 developers BioWare have moved to address gamer criticism of the ending of the much-anticipated title, promising more answers to players' lingering frustrations at how the trilogy ends in April. BioWare co-founder Dr Ray Muzkya took to the company's official blog to publicly acknowledge the furore, revealing that the game's developers "are hard at work on a number of game content initiatives that will help answer the questions, providing more clarity for those seeking further closure to their journey."

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Mass Effect 3 users considering class-action complaint against EA

Mass Effect 3 users considering class-action complaint against EA

It's not just the FCC that's being involved this week as users playing the latest installment in the Mass Effect series of games. Users from across the earth have come together to bring on a case against Electronic Arts saying that not only is the ending to the game a disappointment, it goes against several promises written out plainly by the developers well before the game was released. Could EA be on the receiving end of this stick of justice after all?

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Mass Effect 3 ending solidified by Director

Mass Effect 3 ending solidified by Director

It's a point of pride that the creators of the game franchise Mass Effect have on their resumes that there's not just now contention over the ending of the game, but that there's been a similar reaction each time the game's predecessors have been beaten. In an interview with the director of Mass Effect 3, Digital Trends' John Gaudiosi asked what he and the rest of the creators of the game thought about the reactions the game and its ending were getting. To his and our surprise, the "polarizing effect" the ending has created is exactly what the developers had intended.

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